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Debating the ILP Bills

Debating the ILP Bills

🕔22:38, 30.Aug 2015

At last the three interrelated Bills, meant to check influx of migrants into Manipur will be discussed and their passage sought in the Manipur Legislative Assembly today. In all likelihood, they will get past the Assembly, but that hardly is

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Mingling at Mao Keithel

Mingling at Mao Keithel

🕔21:32, 29.Aug 2015

By Khura Seraton Disputes over boundaries are not new. It has been part of human history and it will linger as long as we, as human strangely, keep on defining our sense of ownership and belonging based on imaginary lines

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Accord and discord

Accord and discord

🕔22:36, 28.Aug 2015

Looking at all that have been said of the August 3, `Peace Accord` between the NSCN(IM) leaders and the Government of India representatives, and the numerous interpretations, some wild others honest, but all without any sense of certainty of what

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Bishnupriya Question

Bishnupriya Question

🕔20:58, 27.Aug 2015

The Bishnupriya issue is best settled quickly and by mutual rapprochement. There is no point in allowing this issue to remain as an irritant forever. We see no reason why Manipuris, Meiteis in particular, should feel threatened at all by

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Regulating pets needed

Regulating pets needed

🕔21:08, 26.Aug 2015

What a relief that those of us in the newspaper business can for once, after nearly two months, write without a sense of guilt about issues other than demographic concerns and anxieties. It is with such a sigh of relief

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Frontiers to boundaries

Frontiers to boundaries

🕔20:23, 25.Aug 2015

It is often said with a touch of sarcasm that when the British inherited Kashmir in 1846 after defeating the Sikhs in the First Sikh War, they also inherited a boundary problem. Kashmir`™s Dogra rulers were under the Sikhs at

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Manipur and Federalism

Manipur and Federalism

🕔20:43, 24.Aug 2015

The entangle over the demand for the introduction of the Inner Line Permit System, ILPS, or an equivalent act in Manipur to control influx of migrants settlers hopefully will be resolved tomorrow when the JCILPS meets the government for a

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Present Tense

Present Tense

🕔20:51, 23.Aug 2015

An informed discourse on what `development` should consist of seems to be what is most essential in the state today. Unfortunately, such a discourse precisely is what has been in extremely low decibel for all this while. In its place

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Enlightened vested interest

Enlightened vested interest

🕔21:22, 21.Aug 2015

The debate over the harm, or good, the British colonialism did to India, sparked off by former minister, and Congress MP, Shashi Tharoor`™s impassioned speech in an Oxford University debate a month ago, is interesting from the perspective of Manipur,

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Governance absence tragedy

Governance absence tragedy

🕔22:29, 20.Aug 2015

As Manipur sinks to one of its lowest moments, what is evidently missing is any semblance of governance. The government it seems has abandoned its responsibility of keeping law or order, leaving this onerous matter in the hands of anybody

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